Exercise 1Your Ecological FootprintOn-line Pre-Exercise AssignmentJong Park1.I consider myself average consumptive in relation to the average American. I assume that the amounts of food, water, and energy I consume are regarded as the average in America. I try to use as little of water as I can when I’m brushing my teeth, taking a shower, washing my hands, etc.2.(a) On average, 4.60 Earths would be required for everyone in the world to live like me. This fact surprises me and also makes me aware that I am one of a relatively small group (compared to the whole world) of people who live in a civilized environment.(b) I consume the most resources in the food sector. I think it is because I hardly control what I eat. (c) My scores, except for the food footprint sector, are all little lower than the average Americans’.(d) As mentioned, my eating habit turns out to be the biggest contributor to the ecological impact.
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